Hydraulic Safety Training: High Risk Maintenance Level Online Course

Register TodayHYDRAULIC SAFETY TRAINING: HIGH RISK MAINTENANCE LEVEL ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This online Hydraulic Safety course provides important information on how the safety and reliability of hydraulic systems directly affects the health and safety of personnel and the environment.
Maintenance personnel are engaged in procedures that expose them to a high level of risk of injury or death from hydraulic system hazards. Many incidents are a result of people working with hydraulic systems without understanding the related hazards. This maintenance-level online course takes a comprehensive look at recognizing and managing hydraulic hazards. An emphasis is put on the implementation of structured procedures and energy mitigation.

HYDRAULIC SAFETY: HIGH RISK MAINTENANCE LEVEL ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

In this online hydraulic safety course, the following topics are covered:

  • What are hydraulic fluids?
  • Exposure to hydraulic fluids
  • Potential hydraulic hazards
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safety standards & qualifications
  • Recognized standards
  • Types of hydraulic hoses & hydraulic hose construction
  • Hydraulic hose applications
  • Hydraulic hose assembly fabrications
  • Specifications & standards
  • How accumulators work and their applications in hydraulic systems
  • Procedures for testing and discharge of accumulators
  • Forms of hazardous energy and the cause of unexpected movement
  • Guarding
  • Safety valves
  • System considerations
  • Safety devices
  • Safety through engineered controls
  • Pressurized grease
  • Effects of air in hydraulic systems
  • Zero energy state
  • Before work begins

  • Inspections
  • What is lockout?
  • Lockable devices & the importance of sequence
  • Hydraulic fluids and the environment
  • Spill preparedness & absorbents
  • Acceptable disposal practices
  • Biodegradable hydraulic fluids
  • Ethical choices
  • Hydraulic incidents & fatalities
  • Effects of modifications to hydraulic components
  • Hazards of welding hydraulic components and interconnections
  • Fluid power calculations
  • Gravity
  • Overhanging & runaway hazards
  • Types of seals & applications
  • Importance of mechanical seals
  • Understanding maintenance & planning
  • Commonly used threads & porting in hydraulics
  • Pressure rating
  • Procedures for testing and discharge of accumulators
  • General responsibilities
  • Purpose of hazard assessment

HYDRAULIC SAFETY TRAINING: HIGH RISK MAINTENANCE LEVEL ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 8 hours

HYDRAULIC SAFETY TRAINING: HIGH RISK MAINTENANCE LEVEL TEST

Testing conducted throughout this online Hydraulic Safety course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.

HYDRAULIC SAFETY TRAINING: HIGH RISK MAINTENANCE LEVEL ONLINE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Users will receive their certificate of completion, hard hat sticker, and wallet cards by mail within 21 business days of Levitt-Safety receiving user completion notification. Certificates and wallet cards are valid for 3 years and are indicated on each

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